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Women’s Golf Finishes 5th in Westbrook Invitational

Women's Golf Finishes 5th in Westbrook Invitational

PEORIA, Ariz. – Rutgers women’s golf wrapped up a successful weekend in Arizona, finishing in fifth place in a very strong field at the Westbrook Invitational, ahead of No. 36-ranked Charleston as well as Big Ten teams Minnesota, Penn State, Iowa and Wisconsin.

The Scarlet Knights set a program record with a 54-hole score of 861, besting the previous mark by four strokes. The team’s third round score of 280 was the second-best round in program history, missing the team record by just one stroke.


After sitting in eighth place following two rounds, RU moved up three spots in round three to finish in fifth. 


2023 Westbrook Invitational: Final Results

Westbrook Village Golf Club ‐ Vistas Course (Peoria, Ariz.)

Par 72 | 6.248 yards

Weather: Partly clouds, temps in 50s, 10-15 mph winds

 8  Rutgers  293  288  280  861
 Place   Name  Round 1  Round 2  Round 3  Tournament
 T8  Leigha Devine  73 (+1)  71 (-1)  68 (-4)  212 (-4)
 T11  Maeve Rossi  72 (E)  68 (-4)  73 (+1)  213 (-3)
 T33  Nicole Ewing  73 (+1)  78 (+6)  68 (-4)  219 (+3)
 T39  Rikke Nordvik  75 (+3)  71 (-1)  74 (+2)  220 (+4)
 T62  Lucrezia Rossettin  75 (+3)  78 (+6)  71 (-1)  224 (+8)
Nicole Ewing had her best day as a Scarlet Knight on Monday, shattering her career low with a 4-under 68, helping her shoot up to finish in a tie for 33rd. Ewing rolled in five birdies and added another 12 pars in her round. 

Like Ewing, Leigha Devine also had five birdies and 12 pars, using her 4-under 68 to collect another top-10 finish by wrapping up the tournament in a tie for eighth. 

After sitting in a tie for first place going into the final round, Maeve Rossi collected a t-11 finish overall.

The Scarlet Knights return to action in the Briar’s Creek Invitational in Johns Island, S.C. on Monday, March 13. 


Rutgers University Women’s Golf /// Piscataway, N.J.  




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